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SPORTS

M-A hires Napolitano as new boys' polo coach

Menlo-Atherton has hired Giovanni Napolitano as its new boys' varsity water polo coach following the retirement of legendary...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, Stanford win $10 million for bike bridge, trails

Palo Alto's bicyclists, pedestrians and nature lovers had much to celebrate Tuesday after the Santa Clara County Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:55 am | 33 comments | 4609 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Will Palo Alto rise up to defeat mega projects?

September was quite a month for development proposals in Palo Alto. First there was Jay Paul's proposal for 311,000 square...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 1501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New study on genetically engineered foods

The first-ever lifetime feeding study1 evaluating the health risks of genetically engineered foods was published online on...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:34 am | 6 comments | 1874 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prop 37 failing???

So strange, Californians vote for Obama yet against Prop 37? ...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:28 am | 21 comments | 1859 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27703...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dionne, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang crackdown in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Fed up with more than a dozen shootings between rival gangs in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, police from East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 16 comments | 1403 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two caregivers sentenced for $171,256 elder fraud

Two East Palo Alto women were sentenced Thursday to 11 months in jail and 5 years probation for defrauding an 82-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Treal Talk, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 16 comments | 2341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's high school grads offer advice

More than 90 percent of Palo Alto's high school graduates feel academically prepared for college but fewer than 70 percent...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Lou, on Nov 28, 2012 at 5:45 pm | 13 comments | 1955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moldaw Residents to Hold Arts and Crafts Show

Seniors in their 70s, 80s and 90s who live at Moldaw Residences are exploring their talents and learning how to express themselves...

Original post made by G on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by G, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 814 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lytton Gardens reprimanded over care of patients

The California Department of Health and Human Services is requiring Lytton Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility in downtown Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Lyn, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 27 comments | 4830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby Izack murder trial begins

The trial of an East Palo Alto man accused in the 2011 shooting of 3-month-old Izack Jimenez Garcia is scheduled to begin...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:40 am | 2 comments | 965 Views

RESTAURANTS

Smoke gets in your eyes

Now we can relax: The new Dittmer's smells the same as the old Dittmer's — smoky. Over a year and a half since fire...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gisele, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 5296 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting wounds one person

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that left one person wounded late Tuesday morning, Nov. 27 -- the fourth...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

25-year-old man killed in East Palo Alto

A 25-year-old man was killed in the rear parking lot of an apartment complex at 355 East O'Keefe St. Thursday, East Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by manuel, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:07 pm | 16 comments | 2072 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

US ranks low in International education rankings.

I found this article today on BBC and tried looking for a similar article in a US site but was unable to do so. Finland leads...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jan tenny hutch, on Nov 27, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: In search of the car-less commute

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters -- some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars -- stream...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by transit friend, on Nov 27, 2012 at 5:05 pm | 52 comments | 19527 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Homeless shelters open as cold weather hits

As winter approaches and the weather gets colder, thousands of homeless people will now be able to seek shelter at three...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by wondering and caring, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 938 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

bikes on the loose

One last addendum to my letter to the editor about dangers of cyclists on Palo Alto's downtown sidewalks -- here is the relevant...

Original post made by Janice Berman on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 27, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 1373 Views
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